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Major Dates

 
August 
26-27 Sat. – Sun. Student Leaders Arrive and Leadership Institute
28 Monday New International Students Arrive: 10:00 am
29 Tuesday New Student Registration: Boarders @ 11:00 am; Day Students @ 1:00 pm
30 Wednesday Orientation / Camping Trip Departure
31 Thursday Returning International Students Arrive

September
1 Friday Camping Trips Return
Returning Student Registration: Boarders @ 1:00 pm; Day Students @ 2:00 pm
All-School Orientation
2-3 Sat. – Sun. All-School Opening of School Activities, Campus Weekend
4 Monday Labor Day – Fall Trimester Classes Begin; Convocation
9-10 Sat. - Sun. Campus Weekend

October
13-14 Fri. – Sat. Family Weekend
16-17 Mon. – Tues. Fall Long Weekend (College Visit Days)

November
11-12 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend – Reading Period
13-16 Mon. – Thur. Fall Trimester Exams (Ending at 2:30 pm)
16 Thursday Thanksgiving Vacation following last exam
17 Friday Residence Halls Close until 11/27
27 Monday Residence Halls Open – Boarders Return by 9:00 p.m.
28 Tuesday Winter Trimester Begin

December
9-10 Sat – Sun. Campus Weekend
13 Wednesday Winter Vacation begins after class day (noon)
14 Thursday Residence Halls Close until 1/2

January
2 Tuesday Residence Halls Open - Boarders Return by 9:00 p.m.
3 Wednesday Classes Resume
6-7 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend
27-29 Sat. – Mon. Winter Long Weekend – No Classes or Games

February
19 Monday Presidents Day – No Classes

March
3-4 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend – Reading Period
5 - 9 Mon. – Fri. Winter Trimester Project Week/K-Term
9 Friday Spring Vacation Begins at Noon
10 Saturday Residence Halls Close until 3/26
26 Monday Residence Halls Open – Boarders Return by 9:00 p.m.
27 Tuesday Spring Trimester Begins

April
7-8 Sat. - Sun. Campus Weekend
21 Saturday Grandparents’ Day
23 Monday Spring Long Weekend – No Classes; Sr./Jr. Prom
28-29 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend

May
25 Friday Baccalaureate Service and Awards Ceremony (Commencement Activities)
26 Saturday Graduation
26-27 Sat. – Sun Campus Weekend
28-1 Mon. – Fri. Final Exams

June
1 Friday Summer Vacation begins at noon
8-10 Fri. – Sun. Reunion Weekend

Note: Exams must be taken during the designated class block.


Major Dates 2018-2019
 
September
1 Saturday Student Leaders Arrive @ 5:00 pm
1-2 Sat. – Sun. Leadership Institute
3 Monday, Labor Day New Student Registration: Boarders @ 10:00 am; Day Students @ 1:00 pm
4 Tuesday Orientation/Camping Trip Departure
5 Wednesday Returning International Students Arrive
6 Thursday Camping Trips Return
Returning Student Registration Boarders @ 1:00 pm; Day Students @ 2:00 pm
All-School Orientation – Opening of School Activities

7 Friday Fall Trimester Classes Begin; Convocation
8-9 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend
15-16 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend
                                                                                                               
October

19-20 Fri. – Sat. Family Weekend  
22-23 Mon. – Tues. Fall Long Weekend (College Visit Days)        
 
November
2 Friday Grandparents’ Day           
10-11 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend – Reading Period
12-15 Mon. – Thur. Fall Trimester Exams (Ending at 2:30 pm)
15 Thursday Thanksgiving Vacation following last exam
16 Friday Residence Halls Close until 11/26
26 Monday Residence Halls Open – Boarders Return by 9:00 p.m.
27 Tuesday Winter Trimester Begin
               
December            
15-16 Sat – Sun. Campus Weekend
19 Wednesday Winter Vacation begins after class day (noon)
20 Thursday Residence Halls Close until 1/7
 
January                               
7 Monday Residence Halls Open - Boarders Return by 9:00 p.m.
8 Tuesday Classes Resume
12-13 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend
 
February
2-4 Sat. – Mon. Winter Long Weekend – No Classes                               
18 Monday Presidents’ Day – No Classes
 
March
2-3 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend – Reading Period
4-8 Mon. – Fri. Winter Trimester Project Week/K-Term
8 Friday Spring Vacation Begins at Noon
9 Saturday Residence Halls Close until 3/25
25 Monday Residence Halls Open – Boarders Return by 9:00 p.m.
26 Tuesday Spring Trimester Begins
 
April
22 Monday Spring Long Weekend – No Classes
27-28 Sat. – Sun. Campus Weekend
                                                                               
May                      
22 Wednesday Senior Capstone Presentations
23 Thursday Baccalaureate Service and Awards Ceremony (Commencement Activities)
24 Friday Graduation
24-26 Fri. – Sun. Campus Weekend
27-30 Mon. – Thur. Final Exams
30 Thursday Summer Vacation begins at noon
 
June                      
7-9 Fri. – Sun. Reunion Weekend              
 

Note: Exams must be taken during the designated class block.  

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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.